Registered Veterinary Nurse - Portishead, North Somerset

7 days left

Location
Portishead, North Somerset
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
23 Mar 2021
Closes
20 Apr 2021
Ref
BH2751 W21.03142
Contact
Claire Challinor
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Contact Details

We have an opportunity for a full time Registered Veterinary Nurse to join our fantastic practice which comprises of eight vets, nine nurses and support staff. This is a full time position covering maternity. You will work 5 days a week plus 1 in 5 weekends.  We are looking for a dedicated team player who enjoys working to a high standard and has excellent communication skills. Your role will be to supply surgical skills and nursing care to the veterinary team to result in excellent standards of patient and client care.

The Tier 3 small animal hospital is well equipped with a supportive and friendly team. We are equipped with various diagnostic and clinical tools, including laparoscopy, endoscopy, ultrasonography, digital radiography (including dental radiography), in-house laboratory, multi-parameter monitoring equipment, and much more! We also provide OOH support for 7 local veterinary practice providing a range of interesting medical & surgical cases.

The team is a very friendly, welcoming and supportive family - everyone has a real ‘team player’ attitude, and looks after each other whenever possible. There is also a great social side to our team with regular dog walks, pub visits etc. As a Practice we regularly get involved with local events, including the Raft Race, Soapbox Race, Newfoundland Rescue, Flower Show, Lido Doggie Swim and Christmas Victorian Evening. We are proud of our progressive standards and are looking for a cheerful, new member of the team with a can do attitude and a willingness to learn with us.

We are seeking applications from qualified RVN’s who are eager to work within our close knit team.  You will be a good communicator, eager to build strong working relationships within the team as well as with clients and their pets.

Benefits (pro rata):

•             4 weeks paid holiday not including bank holidays
•             3 days paid CPD leave
•             £550 CPD allowance per annum
•             RCVS Membership paid
•             Service based holiday entitlement increases
•             VDS cover
•             Enhanced maternity, adoption, shared parental leave, surrogacy pay
•             Enhanced paternity pay
•             Birthday leave
•             Discounted veterinary fees
•             My Benefits - various discounts including retail & gym memberships
•             Cycle to Work scheme
•             Pension
•             CPD/training support
•             Paid bereavement leave
•             Company sick pay
•             Employee opinion survey
•             Free uniform in a number of roles
•             Annual pay reviews
•             Social events
•             Academy & Leadership courses
•             Focus on employee wellbeing
•             Relocation packages
•             Career progression opportunities
•             Free flu jabs

As a BAME and LGBT+ inclusive employer, we are keen to hear from candidates from all minority and diverse groups. As a Disability Confident Employer we are keen to hear from candidates with disabilities and long term health conditions, and would be happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process.

If this position is of interest to you then please get in touch.

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